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Doctorot's '78 KZ1000 build 04 Mar 2019 23:50 #799744

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i can find plenty of flat oil coolers with big fittings, but i would like one that is curved. I cant find a curved one with fittings larger than -8AN fittings.
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Doctorot's '78 KZ1000 build 05 Mar 2019 13:10 #799776

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am i crazy for thinking a couple of wooden bucks with the right curve could be used to press a straight oil cooler into a curved oil cooler?
with enough surface contact to keep from bending the fins,maybe a layer of felt on each side.:dry: or a thin piece of 1/4 inch plywood on each side to protect the fins?
yeah prolly crazy who would buy an oil cooler just to bend it up ???:whistle:

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Doctorot's '78 KZ1000 build 05 Mar 2019 23:36 #799806

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haha. that actually sounds like it might work. I dont need a ton of bend in it just a little.... for style.
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